‘Top Gun: Maverick’ By The Numbers: 10 Highlights About The Record-Breaking Film

Tom Cruise’s “Top Gun: Maverick” broke a national box office record.

It grossed over $601.9 million in North America in seven weeks, making it the highest-grossing film for Paramount Pictures to date.

The fictional action-adventure beat “Titanic”‘s $600.7 million, which was Paramount’s highest earner.

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Globally, the sequel has grossed over $1 billion as fans flock to see the continued story of Navy Captain Pete “Maverick” Mitchell through the reprized role of Cruise.

Tom Cruise plays Captain Pete “Maverick” Mitchell in “Top Gun: Maverick,” the sequel to 1986’s Paramount Pictures “Top Gun.” (Paramount Pictures via AP/Associated Press)

Here are 10 spoiler-free facts about “Top Gun: Maverick.”

27-05-22 – “Top Gun: Maverick” was released in US theaters on May 27, 2022.

36 – The film’s sequel debuted 36 years after the original “Top Gun” – which was released on May 16, 1986.

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5 – The release date of “Top Gun: Maverick” was originally scheduled for July 12, 2019, but it was changed five times due to reshoots and the COVID-19 pandemic.

ten – Film producer David Ellison told Bloomberg that “Top Gun: Maverick” took eight years to develop and two years to make.

$170M – The film’s estimated production budget was reportedly $170 million, according to IMDb – an online entertainment news database that aggregates production details and reviews for movies, TV shows and streaming. , video games and more.

131 – The runtime of the action-adventure film is 131 minutes (two hours and 11 minutes).

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$1.2 billion – As of July 13, “Top Gun: Maverick” has grossed nearly $1.2 billion worldwide, according to ticket sales data released by Box Office Mojo by IMDbPro.

97%- “Top Gun: Maverick” has an average Rotten Tomatoes score of 97% from over 430 professional reviews. The audience score is even higher, with 99% obtained from “50,000+ verified ratings”.

$12.5M – Tom Cruise reportedly earned $12.5 million “upfront” for starring in “Top Gun: Maverick” and will receive more than 10% of the first dollar gross, according to a June report from Forbes.

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0 – “Top Gun: Maverick” is not available for streaming anywhere in the world. The film’s producer and distributor, Paramount Pictures, is expected to hold the film for its Paramount+ streaming service. An official announcement has yet to be made.

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